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The Cardinal

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
On his path to the College of Cardinals, Stephen Fermoyle (Tom Tryon), a newly ordained Catholic priest, is confronted with family, personal and social crises that cause him spiritual turmoil. First, his sister (Carol Lynley) conceives a child out of wedlock; then he is tempted away from the Church by a woman (Romy Schneider) ; later he contends with racial bigotry within the Church and encounters Nazism in Austria. Will Stephen overcome his trials and reach the rank of cardinal?

Cast: Tom Tryon , Romy Schneider , Carol Lynley , John Huston , Dorothy Gish , Maggie McNamara , Bill Hayes , Cameron Prud'Homme

Director: Otto Preminger

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

The Cardinal (1963)

Release Date: August 17th, 2003|2 hr. 55 min.

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